Host: Where can the self-employed go to evaluate plans from different companies?
Bob Hurley: The best place to go for the self-employed person without any doubt is to go to the internet to do your shopping for a health insurance and the reason for this is simply you are a busy person, you are trying to build your business often times, your days are taken building your business, the internet allows you the flexibility to go out and shop for health insurance in the comfort of your own home at a time that's convenient for you.
So the internet is a great place to do it. Absolutely, you want to go out to say where you can learn about health insurance, learn what you need to know about health insurance, you can compare plans from the leading health insurance companies in your specific area. You want to see names like United Health, Aetna and Humana and Anthem, Wellpoint and Blue Cross you want to see those names so that you get some comfort that you are dealing with a very legitimate website that is offering some of the leading companies in your area.
Then you can obviously see the pricing and that's very important. You can start to do some cost benefit analysis for X amount premium how much benefit am I going to get? You can actually compare plans. On our site you can actually compare with the some of the leading health insurance companies side by side so you can actually compare and choose what's important for you and at what price you are willing to spend. So absolutely, the internet is the place to do it if you are a busy self-employed person that's really working hard to build your own business. Go to the internet, all the information is there and you can actually apply online. Through our website you can actually electronically sign your application; you can use your Visa card for your first month's premium. So you can do the whole process right online and often times, if there is not a lot of health conditions that are going to be evaluated, you can get approved in a very short period of time. In some cases, 24 hours and say you can get the comfort of knowing that you are covered fairly immediately using the internet.